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Miss and Mr. Quad Cities Fall Pride accepting entries

BETTENDORF, Iowa — Quad Cities Fall Pride will be holding a pageant and fundraiser on Sunday, Dec. 2. The pageant will be held at Digs Sports Bar and Grill, located within the TBK Bank Sports Complex in Bettendorf. Sunday December 2, 2018 at Noon til 4pm. Along with the pageant there will also be a…

SIU LGBTQ Resource Center hosts ‘Queersgiving’

CARBONDALE — Thanksgiving is coming up, which means eating too much food and trying our best to tiptoe around political conversations at the dinner table. For those of us with very boisterous families, it can be difficult to avoid. This is The LGBTQ Resource Center at Southern Illinois University has set up a “Queersgiving.” The…

Transgender Day of Remembrance events around the state

CHICAGO — Transgender Day of Remembrance is on Tuesday, Nov. 20. Communities across Illinois will be holding events in honor of the day. We’ve put together a list of events throughout Illinois. We’ve also included some events close to Illinois regions. Central Illinois Trans Day of Remembrance Bloomington/Normal Join IWU Pride Alliance and the BN…

SIU LGBTQ Resource Center hosts Gender Expression Fair

CARBONDALE — The LGBTQ Resource Center at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale hosted a Gender Expression Fair this past Tuesday. The fair was a chance for students to explore different gender expressions and exchange lightly used clothing. Students could try new styles without spending too much money and get tutorials in using make up and chest…

CineKink: Chicago, Nov. 16

CHICAGO — The Leather Archives and Museum in Chicago will host CineKink: Chicago the weekend of Nov. 16 throuth 17. CineKink is a film festival for films that explore and celebrate a diversity of sexuality. The main festival takes place in New York City with Chicago being a major stop for the travelling festival. The…

‘Hell No To The Memo’ rally in Decatur on Sunday

DECATUR — The LGBTQ community in Decatur is holding a rally to protest the proposed anti-transgender policy from the Trump administration. From the Facebook event: The Trump Administration is gearing up for another attack on our community. The Department of Health and Human Services drafted a memo to federal agencies that would change the definition…

Bitchcraft: A Bewitching Halloween Drag Show, Oct. 27

CHICAGO — The Kiki Queens are doing a fundraiser for Center on Halsted youth groups at the center tomorrow night. From the Facebook event: Our Halloween show will not disappoint. The Sanderson Sisters will guide you through a night of monsters, weirdos, and various creatures (and ladies) of the night. This will be the event…

Transgender models highlighted during Chicago Fashion Week show

CHICAGO — FashionBar will be the host of a runway show featuring transgender models in cooperation with Broadway Youth Center. From their Eventbrite page: We believe that fashion is form and function at its most beautiful expression. We believe that form, function and fashion blend beautifully in perfect harmony to help us express who we…